What does preferred mean?

Definitions for preferred
pre·ferred

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preferable, preferred(adj)

    more desirable than another

    "coffee is preferable to tea"; "Danny's preferred name is `Dan'"

  2. favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferent(adj)

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"

Wiktionary

  1. preferred(Noun)

    Preferred stock.

  2. preferred(Adjective)

    favoured

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preferred

    of Prefer

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4254

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Adjectives Frequency: #1006

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferred in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferred in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of preferred in a Sentence

  1. Winston Churchill:

    Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.

  2. Aristotle:

    Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.

  3. Juan Carlos Relano:

    I would have preferred any combination of parties rather than repeat elections.

  4. Chief Medical Officer:

    They cannot buy their way back onto the national preferred formulary at this time.

  5. Peter Chen:

    There will be some voters that vote on preferred leader. Turnbull will be pleased.

Images & Illustrations of preferred

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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